Parks & Recreation

  • East Hartford Parks & Recreation Now Hiring for Summer 2024
  • Pool Closers for April
  • Spring Adult Program Registration Open Now
  • Lifeguards Wanted!
  • East Hartford Parks and Recreation Winter Special Olympics
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    Town Green Gazebo

The Community Cultural Center is open for in-person services. 

Please contact us at ehparksrec@easthartfordct.govor call 860-291-7160.  Our office staff is available by phone Mondays through Fridays from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

East Hartford Parks and Recreation facility rentals are available. For more information, please visit this link. 

The East Hartford Parks and Recreation division prides itself on offering a diverse range of recreation and leisure services. The Town offers extensive programming opportunities throughout the year to provide residents with safe and affordable activities. Our recreation department is responsible for the planning and scheduling all of Town Parks, Playfields, Picnics, Open Space uses and Permits. We offer over 500 programs and process over 10,000 registrations each year. Recreation staff organizes all town-sponsored recreation activities and many special events. The department works closely with various citizen committees, civic and nonprofit groups, youth sports organizations and local schools.

The size and scope of our programing includes 5 outdoor pools, 2 indoor pools, 19 basketball courts, 15 playgrounds, 2 football fields, 9 soccer fields, 2 softball field, 6 tennis courts, 9 Little League fields, 2 pony baseball fields, and 5 full-size hardball fields. The department also has 4 miles of trails along the Hockanum River. The Parks and Recreation Department handles the scheduling of the Veterans Memorial Club House, Selden Brewer House and the Community Cultural Center.

We encourage our residents to take advantage of what the East Harford Parks and Recreation Department has to offer. For your convenience, register online or contact us to participate in daily activities.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Courtney Collins Administrative Aide (860) 291-7161
Nancy Francis Administrative Aide (860) 291-7162
Jonathan Cooper Recreation Supervisor (860) 291-7164
Sean Dwyer Assistant Director (860) 291-7171
Jessica DiBattista Recreation Supervisor (860) 291-7163